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Top 2022 Recruiting Strategies for Fast, Effective Hiring

In December 2021, total payroll employment rose by 199,000 nationwide, and the unemployment rate fell to 3.9%. But despite the solid rehiring in the last few months, the labor force participation rate remains short of pre-pandemic levels. A low participation rate – coupled with a labor shortage that is giving workers more leverage than they…

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New Research Reveals Priorities for Recruiters Amid the “Great Resignation”

Recruiters are confronting a dramatic shift from one year prior when the world was facing job losses, layoffs, and staffing reductions. Today, the country is seeing a return to early 2020 employment numbers, with the economic recovery allowing many companies to increase staffing levels rapidly. According to Jobvite’s 2021 Recruiter Nation Report, 39% of recruiters…

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5 Ways Recruitment Leaders Can Transform Their Email Marketing Content

Every day, four billion email users are tapping into email marketing – a low-cost but highly effective digital comms tool. And for recruiters, it’s not only an easy way to engage with candidates on a one-to-one level, but it can also open up doors to new opportunities. However, that doesn’t mean to say that each…

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Revisiting ‘Passive’ Candidate Recruitment Strategies

Earlier this year, it was clear to see how the shift from a client-driven market to a candidate-driven market had impacted the way businesses recruited new talent. The so-called ‘Great Resignation’ of 2021 saw a record number of people leaving their jobs and reconsidering their career paths in the wake of COVID-19 — with the number of job…

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Why Fintech Firms Struggle to Hire Top Talent

Fintech is the future of finance. But, with that comes unique challenges when trying to find top talent, especially given how much competition there is in this space. Trying to find the right talent is one of the most important tasks for any company, but it is especially difficult given that fintech is a relatively…

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It’s Time to Ditch Traditional Recruiting and Embrace On-demand Talent

The record number of vacancies across the country is no secret. The war for talent is creating a difficult hiring environment for organizations across all industries. This has prompted a self-fulfilling prophecy, and in turn a key challenge for all businesses – the power has well and truly been put into the hands of workers…

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Why Successful Recruiting Has Become Harder in the Past Five Years

The debate on labor market changes and transformation has been ongoing globally for years. Yet, most organizations are still suffering from a lack of good quality candidates in the recruitment pipelines. In a recent study of over 200 HR professionals, most organizations are suffering from a lack of good quality candidates, even if 43% of…

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How Do You Recruit and Retain Flexible Workers?

Since the pandemic hit, we’ve been inundated with research, articles, news, discussions, and content of all kinds around the dramatic shift in the world of work. And so here’s another for you. But perhaps with an idea that goes slightly against the grain. We’ve heard much about the steep rise in demand for flexible working,…

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How to Secure the ‘Passive’ Candidate

Thanks to the sudden shift from a client-driven market to a candidate-driven market, recruiters and employers across all industries, including accountancy and finance, are having to change tact to source and secure top talent. With many of the most desirable candidates having already been snapped up by the competition, knowing how to target the ‘passive’ candidate…